Friday, October 18, 2019

Rusins Kaufmanis 1925-2019

From The Ottawa Citizen.

Rusins, The Ottawa Citizen, November 10, 1965

Rusins Kaufmanis (Rusins), political cartoonist for the Ottawa Citizen from 1963 to 1989, passed away September 20, 2019 in Victoria, BC.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

When editorial cartoons become propaganda

From The Guardian.

When The Chronicle Herald’s editorial cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon learned this week that his work had been ripped off by some far-off politician, whom he had never heard of, his first reaction was, not again.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Designed in Cuba: Cold War Graphics

From The House of Illustration.

Day of the Heroic Guerrilla by Helena Serrano, 1968

Much of Cuba’s iconic graphic design is instantly recognizable the world over. But alongside the familiar image of Che Guevara, Cuban artists have produced uncompromising design and illustration to deliver Cuba’s revolutionary message around the world. These works have rarely been seen – until now.

Designed in Cuba: Cold War Graphics is the first major exhibition of graphic design from Cuba’s ‘golden age’. 

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Cartoonist Stephff Resigns From Bangkok Post

From Twitter.

Cartoonist Stephff (Stéphane Peray) announced his resignation last Sunday from the Bangkok Post after three of his cartoons about China and Turkey, submitted in the past week, were not published.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Canada Strong and Proud uses de Adder cartoon without his permission

From CTV News.

Cartoonist Michael de Adder called out third-party political group Canada Strong and Proud for using his cartoon in an online advertisement without his permission.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

Badiucao Wins CRNI’s Courage in Cartooning Award 2019

From the CRNI website.

In recognition of his bold defiance and courageous decision to remove the literal mask of anonymity under which he has worked for a decade, Cartoonists Rights Network International bestows its award for 2019 to the Chinese dissident, campaigner and visual artist Badiucao.